It was first settled in 1805, and founded in the 1840's. The settlers were mainly German and Swiss immigrants, and the town was named after Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany.
Today, Wartburg is known for its tiny small town atmosphere, and scenic riverfront.
People Born in Wartburg
Wartburg in People's Lives
Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 1998 to film scenes of the movie October Sky.